BS (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture

BS (HONORS) IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND CULTURE

 

BS in Comparative Literature and culture is an inventive program that allows students to discern and cox a whole new perspective of investigating a range of genres; in literature written in different languages of the world.  This program will offer the participants a prospect to inspect the most sophisticated aspects literature to explore human behavior and culture. Gaining in-depth knowledge in comparative literature will enables the students to learn about many characteristics of literature in different part of the world. Studying comparative literature also gives an insight by venturing beyond English literature and probe into the cultural and linguistic aspect of literature belonging to South East Asia, Middle East, Europe and Africa .

 Moreover, it also includes the variety in topics and genres because of region and culture. Comparative Literature program will provide an opportunity to the students to research into literature from all over the world and explore its relevance to other media and disciplines, such as; Literature of the Enlightenment, Greek Literature, Autobiographies as a genre of literature  and impacts, Translational studies, African literature , Middle eastern literature , Post-colonialliterature  in South Asia and its comparison to other post-colonialliterature , War literature , Russian literature, East Asian literature, Women literature in different regions of the world, Slavery and Freedom in American literature, Impact of Dante and other writers in Italianliterature. This program will be not ignore the traditional English literature courses such as; Romantic Prose, Classic and Romantic Period, Renaissance lit, Novel, Shakespearean tragedies.

BS in Comparative Literature is a progressive program as it will provide a chance for students’ exposure to other major languages of the world including German, French and Chinese language. Along the exposure to the foreign languages students will also be given opportunities to take courses in regional languages of our country as it’s our objective that the students should be provided chances to explore literature written in their regional languages including Balochi, Balti, Pushto, Punjabi, Sindhi and Siraiki.

Program Objectives:

  • To analyze the cross cultural studies
  • to help students develop critical thinking skills, analytical skills, and reading, writing and research skills
  • to help students develop an understanding of critical analysis of the vast range of genres
  • to appreciate different approaches to a variety and range of literary aspects
  • to develop an analytical approach to a range of genres of comparative literature

Credit Hours:

Each course is worth 3 credit hours

DegreeRequirements

BS (Hons) in Comparative Literature Requires:

  • Minimum of 2 CGPA
  • Completion of total 130 credit hour

Duration


4 Years (8 Semesters)

Admission Criteria for BS (Hons.) in Comparative Literature and Culture

  • All applicants must have completed at least twelve years of education.
  • All applicants must present their current valid NTS score cards.
  • All applicants must undergo a written comprehensive test for competence in English Language.

Road Map

  • Semester I

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL100

Introduction to Comparative Literature

3 credits

CL101

Travel and Quest in Early Literature

3 credits

CL102

Literary Translation

3

EN-100

 

English 1

3 credits

POL101

Pakistan Studies

3 credits

COM201

Computer Applications

3 credits

 

  • Semester II

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-105

Medieval literature

3 credits

CL-107

English Prose: Modern and Romantic eras

3 credits

CL-108

Romantic poetry

3 credits

CL-109

Enlightenment: Voltaire, Rousseau, Hume, Gibbon, Lessing

3 credits

ISL101

Islamic Studies

3 credits

EN115

English 2

3 credits

 

  • Semester III

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-200

Greek literature

3 credits

CL-201

Literature and History

3 credits

CL-202

Autobiographies

3 credits

 

 

 

CL-204

Literature and Conflict

3 credits

EN200

English 3

3 credits

TDS108

Life and Learning

3 credits

 

  • Semester IV

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-205

African Literature

3 credits

CL-206

Middle eastern Literature

3 credits

CL-207

Slavery and Freedom in American lit

3 credits

CL-208

Italian literature: Dante and other writers

3 credits

 

RM201

Research Methodology

3 credits

 

 

  • Semester 5

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-300

Post-Colonial literature in South Asia

3 credits

CL-301

Post-Colonial literature in Middle east

3 credits

CL-303

War Literature

3 credits

CL-304

Literary Criticism

3 credits

 

 

 

 

 

  • Semester 6

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-305

Russian literature

3 credits

CL-306

East Asian Literature: China and Japan..1

 

3 credits

CL-307

Shakespearian Tragedies

3 credits

CL-308

Women literature in Asia

3 credits

CL-309

Women literature in Europe

3 credits

 

  • Semester 7

S. No

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-400

East Asian Literature: China and Japan..2

3 credits

CL-401

American and British poetry since 1945

3 credits

CL-403

Translational studies: French Literature

3 credits

CL-404

Literature and Conflict

3 credits

CL-405

Foreign Language

3 credits

 

 

 

  • Semester 8

S. No

Course Title

Credit Hours

CL-410

Regional Literature: Pakistani

3

CL-411

Regional languages: Punjabi, Balochi, Sindhi, …….

3

CL-106

Literature of Renaissance

 

3

CL-412

Final Project 1 (Proposal Based)

3 credits

CL-413

Final Project II (Write up Based)

3 credits

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